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Government asks court to break up Microsoft

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department, seeking a remedy last used to dismember AT&T, asked a court today to split Microsoft into two competing companies to shatter its monopoly over the system that runs most personal computers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/29/tec_289591.shtml
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Microsoft intensifies campaign to solicit consumers' trial opinions

...lawmakers. The affected Microsoft Web site draws millions of visitors each month to update their copies of Windows, the operating system software that runs most of the world's personal computers. When Microsoft's lawyer showed the site to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/18/tec_263939.shtml
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Microsoft winning at work; New survey could help DOJ's case

...been more popular among consumers at home, especially since the company began bundling its browser within Windows, the operating system used to run most of the world's personal computers. Microsoft, which released a new version of its browser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/20/tec_261845.shtml
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Software executive calls Windows an `essential service'

...predicament of Microsoft guaranteeing software companies the opportunity to include their own products as part of Windows. "The operating system can't include every application in the world, can it?" Warden asked. "No," Harris answered. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/05/tec_249347.shtml
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Gates' persona to show in court war

...bullying rivals in an effort to stifle competition in the Internet browser market and maintain the dominance of Windows, the operating system that runs nine out of 10 personal computers. Both friends and foes say the high-stakes case has done little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/19/tec_242347.shtml
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Bill Gates: The billionaire nerd with a passion for winning

...Microsoft is unfairly stifling competition in the Internet browser market by bundling its own browser with Windows, the operating system used in nine out of 10 PCs. Gates counters that the government is trying to squash the innovation upon which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/21/tec_229248.shtml
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Clinton has faith in anti-trust team

WASHINGTON -- With his administration filing suit Monday to challenge Microsoft Corp., President Clinton said today he has confidence in the Justice Department lawyers who are working on the antitrust case. In London for a meeting with European Union leaders, the president declined comment on the merits of the dispute but said, "This is not just an open-and-shut case where one party sues somebody else ... This is something that will have a significant impact on our economy. "I have confidence in the way the anti-trust division is handling it," he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/19/tec_228532.shtml
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Microsoft not shy about failures

...don't encounter a competitive marketplace when possible." And competitors say Microsoft's advantage with Windows, the operating system that most software runs on, still gives it an edge over other companies. "If they (other companies) make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/30/tec_227125.shtml
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Judge appoints mediator in Microsoft case

WASHINGTON -- The judge in the Microsoft antitrust trial appointed a mediator Friday to oversee settlement talks between the government and the software giant, a surprise move dramatically increasing chances for an out-of-court agreement.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/20/tec_275220.shtml
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The long, winding road to Windows 98

I have this recurring nightmare when I'm stressed out: I'm reliving my college career. Asleep in my dorm room, I wake up in a panic. The alarm didn't go off, and I'm seriously late for the big review lecture in compulsory Marxist Economics 101. I don my red headband (well, it was the '60s), scramble to the lecture hall and realize, as the professor drones on, that I have not the slightest idea of what the Labor Theory of Value represents. New computer users, judging from the mail I get, feel much the same way about Windows.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/08/tec_255582.shtml
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